Dec 11 13World calling on Manitoba to protect 20% by 2020
Over 1000 delegates from more than 65 nations have passed a resolution commending Manitoba for our progress on establishing protected wilderness areas and urging the province to commit to working with all Manitobans to safeguard 20% of our wild lands and waters from industrial developments by 2020. Signatories to the resolution introduced at The 10th World Wilderness Congress, held this year in Salamanca, Spain include scientists, conservationists, government officials, and Indigenous leaders from around the world. Ron Thiessen of the Manitoba chapter of the Canadian Parks & Wilderness Society highlights Manitoba’s Boreal Forest Region, covering about 80% of the province’s land base, as our greatest conservation opportunity.
Nov 27 13New Provincial Park For Polar Bears?
While talk of jobs and economy have reverberated through the media coverage of our Premiere’s recent throne speech, the province’s significant protected areas announcement has yet to draw the attention it deserves.
Nov 13 13CPAWS Manitoba Annual General Meeting
The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society - Manitoba Chapter will be holding it's Annual General Meeting on Thursday Nov. 14, 2013 at 8pm on the 3rd floor of 303 Portage Avenue. Come for an Executive Directors report on our current conservation initiatives and stay for refreshments (on us!), conversation and a complimentary 2014 Boreal Wilderness Calendar!